Distributed generation

News and analysis concerning the use of distributed energy resources (DERMS), distributed generation and on-site generation or district/decentralised energy. This category also focusses on the news about energy storage performed by a variety of small, grid-connected devices. Analyses include impact on utilities and existing transmission and distribution networks, the connection of renewable energy to the grid and trends in decentralisation.


Advocacy group reacts to increased reliance on natural gas

The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued recommendations to reduce the impacts of climate change

DERMS and the data driven grid

The increasing prevalence of distributed energy is giving rise to a number of trends, disrupting the manner in which utilities operate their grids.
World Energy Outlook

2019 US energy outlook released

Renewables and natural gas will be the primary sources of new energy generation from 2050 through mid-century
energy transformation

US national laboratories enter five-year smart grid challenge

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has signed a five-year deal to conduct research and development and test innovative energy technologies and hardware.
energy reports

€10 million fund for energy efficiency in Italy

A new €10 million in funding has been announced to enhance energy efficiency in Italy. SUSI Partners have signed...
grid modernisation, Washington DC, Recipient of the LEED for cities Platinum award

DC passes Bill to move to 100% renewable energy

If we’ve learned something from the Trump administration in recent times, it’s that renewable energy and climate change doesn’t exactly top the...

Global bank announces first €1 billion green bond

Citi will use the green bond to fund renewable energy, sustainable transportation, water and energy conservation/efficiency and green building projects.
climate change and supercomputers

Finland uses supercomputers to explore climate change

The IT Center for Science has expanded research and development of next-generation technologies.
smart grid

Utility’s smart grid station, an icon of 4th Industrial Revolution

DEWA has inaugurated its Smart Grid Station in Al Ruwayyah.
smart city india

New whitepaper provides smart city roadmap for utilities

A new whitepaper has been published to help global cities and utilities simplify implementation of smart city programmes.

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